Nishant Reniwal

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  • Looking back at the best of the NBA at the season’s end

    It’s the end of March, the time of year when there are fewer than 12 games left for each team in the NBA regular season. Playoff seeding is more or less decided, barring any major upsets, and teams have generally settled into a rhythm and developed an identity for the season, one that they will carry through the playoffs. We know who the real contenders are and who the pretenders are. With the con...

    Sports | March 31, 2014
  • Miami Heat feeling March sadness

    Coming off a spectacular February in which they went 9–1, only losing to the Utah Jazz, expectations were high for the Miami Heat and superstar small forward LeBron James for the month of March. Last year, March was a good month for the Heat, who were in the middle of their 27-game win streak. This streak helped them get the No. 1 overall seed and home court advantage throughout the playoffs.

    Sports | March 24, 2014
  • Guinness comes to Heinz

    Pittsburgh is one of the few cities in the country that can boast a top-level team in three of the four major American professional leagues. The Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates are all well-known and highly-regarded teams in their own sport.

    Sports | March 3, 2014
  • Madrid’s successful season is due to Ancelotti

    May 2013 was the lowest point of Real Madrid’s recent history. Having just lost the league by a whopping 15 points and being humiliated by Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, the Copa Del Rey final presented an opportunity for redemption for the club, to salvage something from the season.

    Sports | February 24, 2014
  • Brendan Rodgers: The brain behind Liverpool’s rebound

    In one of the most competitive Premier League seasons in recent memory, Liverpool made a season-defining statement last weekend with a 5—1 thrashing of league leaders Arsenal. Over recent seasons, Liverpool has been much maligned for its thin squad, mid-table talent, and inability to finish higher than Merseyside neighbors Everton, let alone in the top four. Even though Liverpool finished in seven...

    Sports | February 17, 2014